Russia’s bloody invasion of Ukraine has set off a sort of Olympic sprint as politicians run away from their abysmal record on Vladimir Putin. Few run faster than former President Barack Obama, who this week attempted to rewrite the history of his own Russia policy.
“As someone who dealt with the invasion of Crimea and the eastern parts of Ukraine, I was heartened by the European response [this time]’ Mr Obama said at an event in Chicago. “Because in 2014 I often had to drag them with kicks and screams to respond in a way that we would have liked those of us who call ourselves Western democracies to have.”
https://www.wsj.com/articles/barack-obama-rewrites-his-russia-history-vladimir-putin-ukraine-11649450309 Barack Obama is rewriting his Russia history